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Arizona

Arizona is home to the jaw-dropping Grand Canyon,  crazy desert wildlife, and very hot summers.

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Arizona

http://az.gov/
  • Capital Phoenix
  • Largest City Phoenix
  • Population 6,626,624
  • State Bird Cactus Wren
  • State Song Arizona
  • State Flower Saguaro Cactus Blossom
  • State Motto Ditat Deus
  • Median Income $49,254
  • Nickname The Grand Canyon State
6 Reasons This Big Hole In Arizona Is Cooler Than You Think

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6 Reasons This Big Hole In Arizona Is Cooler Than You Think

#1 Sunset Crater is just one of two important craters in the state! Sunset Crater is located about twelve miles north of Flagstaff, but farther southeast you’ll find Meteor Crater as well. Though people might mention these craters together since they are both found in the great state of Arizona, they were formed by completely

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 19, 2016
5 Surprising Facts About This Place in Arizona That Doesn’t Quite Match It’s Name

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5 Surprising Facts About This Place in Arizona That Doesn’t Quite Match It’s Name

#1 Montezuma Castle’s name can be a little misleading. In fact, this ancient ruin near Campe Verde, Arizona doesn’t match up to any part of it’s name. European-Americans were the first to come across the ruins of this old settlement in the 1860’s. Like many structures they discovered, they readily credited it to the famous

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 19, 2016
5 Interesting Facts About This Unexplained Ruin in Arizona

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5 Interesting Facts About This Unexplained Ruin in Arizona

#1 Casa Grande has been around since about 1350 C.E. Archaeologists believe that ancient Sonoran Desert people are the ones who should receive credit for building Casa Grande. Aside from building Casa Grande, these innovative people also developed wide scale irrigation farming and maintained expensive trade connections. These ancient people thrived for about 1000 years,

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 15, 2016
5 Gruesome Facts About This Weird Shrine in Arizona

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5 Gruesome Facts About This Weird Shrine in Arizona

#1 El Teradito might very well be the most popular shrine in Arizona. People from all over the United States flock to visit this bizarre shrine nestled in the Old Barrio area of downtown Tucson. The remains of a crumbling brick building make up most of the shrine, and over the years, candle racks and

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 14, 2016
5 Beautiful Pictures Of This Place In Arizona With a Tragic History You Never Knew

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5 Beautiful Pictures Of This Place In Arizona With a Tragic History You Never Knew

#1 Check out this beautiful cliff side in Superior, Arizona. This particular drop lies at the foot of the Pinal Mountains, and it has a name — Apache Leap. Though a casual traveler passing through might see this breathtaking edge and admire it’s beauty only to continue along their journey, there’s a whole story behind

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 13, 2016
6 Reasons Why Jerome is the Absolute Best Ghost Town

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6 Reasons Why Jerome is the Absolute Best Ghost Town

Jerome- once the most talked about mining town in the United States now stands with all the original buildings, but a new prospect on life. It is home to so many great amenities, million dollar views, and makes for the best day trip from Phoenix. There is something for all ages in Jerome! 1. Museums

Jamie KrollJamie KrollJul 13, 2016
4 Unbelievable Facts About This Impressive Castle in Arizona

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4 Unbelievable Facts About This Impressive Castle in Arizona

#1 Would you believe us if we told you this castle was built by a dentist? As strange as it sounds, it’s true! Clearly, Dr. Mort Copenhaver wasn’t your average run-of-the-mill dentist, though. Ever since seeing a castle in a movie as a child, he became fascinated with the idea of living in one himself.

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 12, 2016
5 Things You Didn’t Know About Window Rock, Arizona

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5 Things You Didn’t Know About Window Rock, Arizona

#1 No one really lived in the town of Window Rock until 1936. It was in 1936 that Window Rock was chosen to be the center of the Navajo Central Agency. Window Rock lies within the St. Michael’s Chapter, atop the Defiance Plateau. It lies right along the Arizona/New Mexico border; in fact, a handful

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 11, 2016
8 Fast Facts About The Quirkiest Town in Arizona

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8 Fast Facts About The Quirkiest Town in Arizona

#1 If you’ve heard of Chloride before, it’s probably because of their junk art. How it happened we don’t really know, but Chloride became the poster child for “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Since the desert environment doesn’t allow for perfectly groomed lawns of grass and flowers, the people of Chloride resorted to

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 8, 2016
247 Reasons To Visit This Weird Attraction In Arizona

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247 Reasons To Visit This Weird Attraction In Arizona

There is a mysterious tourist attraction called The Thing in Dragoon, Arizona. If you’ve ever been driving I-10 near El Paso, Tucson, or Phoenix, we would bet money that you’ve seen a billboard that looks something like this. How can we be so sure? BECAUSE THERE ARE 247 OF THESE BILLBOARDS. Seriously. One legend states

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 7, 2016
Here Are 4 Sad Facts About This Attraction That Used To Exist In Arizona

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Here Are 4 Sad Facts About This Attraction That Used To Exist In Arizona

#1 Way back in 1937, there was a town called Santa Claus in Arizona! It might not make much sense that this town, who boasted artificial snow-capped roofs, spritely elves, children’s toys, and jolly old Saint Nick, was once nestled into the desert in Mojave County. In fact, though, that has always been part of

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 6, 2016
10 Pictures of the Unique Mystery Castle That You Won’t Believe Is In Arizona

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10 Pictures of the Unique Mystery Castle That You Won’t Believe Is In Arizona

#1 The Mystery Castle is nestled into the foothills of South Mountain Park in Phoenix, Arizona. At first sight, its easy to see why this castle was given it’s name by a Life magazine article in 1948. But, if you do a little digging into the history behind this unique structure, you can quickly shed some light

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 5, 2016
4 Reasons This Unique Theme Park In Arizona Will Have You Feeling Like A Kid Again

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4 Reasons This Unique Theme Park In Arizona Will Have You Feeling Like A Kid Again

#1 Who doesn’t love a good theme park?  And not just any theme park, but one that transports you back to the days of your childhood — a glorious time where responsibilities were few and having fun was always your main priority. For anyone who remembers settling in front of the television to watch Fred Flintstone

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 4, 2016
Here Are 6 of the Best Venues to Watch Fireworks in Metro Phoenix

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Here Are 6 of the Best Venues to Watch Fireworks in Metro Phoenix

With so many firework events happening around the same time in the valley, it’s tough to figure out which one is the best to go to. Fortunately, we’ve done the research for you and have compiled a list of the 6 best venues for watching fireworks and having a good time with your family &

Brian FosterBrian FosterJul 4, 2016
This Eerie, Abandoned Area in Arizona Might Give You  Chills

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This Eerie, Abandoned Area in Arizona Might Give You Chills

The town of Casa Grande, Arizona isn’t exactly high on the list of must-visit tourist locations. Halfway between Phoenix and Tucson, with about 50,000 people, it makes the map but not much else. But there’s one intriguing attraction in Casa Grande that you probably haven’t seen advertised in tourist magazines. It’s the Casa Grande domes,

Cheyenne ReedCheyenne ReedJul 1, 2016